Kasouga

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Kasouga
Kasouga is located in South Africa
Kasouga
Kasouga
 Kasouga shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°38′49″S 26°44′10″E / 33.647°S 26.736°E / -33.647; 26.736Coordinates: 33°38′49″S 26°44′10″E / 33.647°S 26.736°E / -33.647; 26.736
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Cacadu
Municipality Ndlambe
Area[1]
 • Total 1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 39
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.1%
 • White 94.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 92.3%
 • Afrikaans 5.1%
 • Other 2.6%

Kasouga or Kasuka is a town in Cacadu District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Settlement some 10 km north-east of Kenton on Sea, near the mouth of the Kasuka River. The name is derived from Khoekhoen and means 'place of many leopards'. The river name "Kasuka" is a Xhosa adaptation of the word, and has the same meaning.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Kasouga". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 243. Retrieved 28 August 2013.